Monthly Archive: June 2007

Some new and updated SQL Server 2005 builds

Some new and updated SQL Server 2005 builds

Updated: 2007-07-02 Continuing with a great tradition, I present again an updated list of SQL Server builds and hotfixes that have been released since the last time I posted a similar list (beginning of May). ...

Staying on top of SQL Server 2005 builds and hotfixes

Staying on top of SQL Server 2005 builds and hotfixes

For years I have been an advocate of making any and all hotfix information available to the public.  I used to stumble upon new builds in the KB by accident, and so I took it...

Playing with CDC in Katmai

Playing with CDC in Katmai

Change Data Capture (CDC) is something DBAs around me have been screaming about for ages.  For auditing and other reasons, we have needed to rely on 3rd party tools from companies like Lumigent, whose motto...

Playing with DMF in Katmai

Playing with DMF in Katmai

I've long been anticipating the Declarative Management Framework (DMF, not to be confused with dynamic management functions!) in Katmai.  We were given an early peek at the product in March, but it was essentially...

Katmai news

Katmai news

There is a public CTP coming out this morning.  It was supposed to be published on Connect at 8:30 AM ET, but maybe they meant a different time zone?  Anyway, an interesting "by the way"...